Eat Nearby

Terzo Piano

Terzo Piano

Fine art and fine dining go hand in hand. Visit Terzo Piano on the third floor of the Modern Wing for the best views in the city and outstanding Italian cuisine from top chef, Tony Mantuano. Visitors who book a package with one of the participating hotels receive 10% off at Terzo Piano.

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Museum Café

When it's time for lunch, head to the Museum Café. With a seasonal menu and a beautiful setting looking into McKinlock Court, it's a scenic lunch spot.

Art Institute of Chicago Kids

The family-friendly spot also offers a new kids menu featuring all the classic kid favorites—from peanut butter and jelly and pizza to macaroni and cheese and chicken tenders!

Caffe Moderno

Caffè Moderno

Looking to grab a quick bite to eat or drink? Take a break at Caffè Moderno in the Modern Wing. Overlooking Griffin Court, it's the perfect place to pause and unwind.

Cherry Circle Room

Cherry Circle Room

407 ft. to the Art Institute

12 South Michigan Avenue

dionysus delight at tesori trattoria and bar

tesori trattoria and bar

0.06 miles to the Art Institute

65 East Adams Street

After exploring the museum’s collection—a feast for the eyes—visit tesori and indulge in an antipasti platter and a carafe of wine. The brilliantly presented dishes will delight your senses.



0.1 miles to the Art Institute

20 North Michigan Avenue
Remington's invites guests of the Art Institute of Chicago in for a free appetizer with the purchase of an entrée. Please show your Art Institute ticket stub when seated. Limit one per table.



0.9 miles to the Art Institute

43 East Ohio Street
Open daily until 11:00 p.m.
Founded in Turin, Italy, in 2007 by Oscar Farinetti, Eataly is the largest artisanal Italian food and wine marketplace in the world. Guests enjoy high-quality food and drink at accessible prices and experiment with new combinations of flavors at the various restaurants throughout the marketplace.

Troquet River North

Troquet River North

1.3 miles to the Art Institute

111 West Huron Street